UCSC in the News
May 15, 2006
Julie Guthman of community studies hit the media jackpot
when her work was featured in a New Yorker magazine article
about organic agriculture.
Biologist Barry Sinervo spent a day in the field with
David Attenborough and a BBC TV crew for an episode of a forthcoming
documentary series on reptiles. Sinervo's research on side-blotched
lizards was also covered in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Metro
Santa Cruz, and Innovations Report.
Psychology's Craig Haney has been in demand lately,
fielding calls from National Public Radio on the psychological
effects of supermax prisons and from Salon.com on the
nature of death penalty decision making by juries.
The Los Angeles Times featured Brent Haddad of
environmental studies in a story about water reclamation, which
prompted a lengthy interview on the same topic on the
Los Angeles public radio program Which Way LA.
The New Teacher Center got a nice nod on the civilrights.org
web site, which ran a story about the center's work with New
York City schools. KCBS TV also covered the New Teacher Center's
latest grant for work with the Ravenswood City School District
in East Palo Alto.
The San Jose Mercury News quoted assistant professor
of theater arts Patty Gallagher in an article about actor/comedian
Martin Short and his new one-man show "Fame Becomes Me."
Journalism lecturer Conn Hallinan contributed a piece
to South Asia Times online about the growing chasm in
India between poor and wealthy families.
An article on California sea otters in the Mid-County Post
included quotes from biologist Jim Estes.
The Santa Cruz Good Times ran a cover story about a
new artist-in-residence program in Santa Cruz that is being
spearheaded by assistant professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones
and the public art installation she initiated with UCSC students
at the city landfill.
Assistant professor of art Ed Osborn was quoted in a
Santa Cruz Good Times feature story about the Digital
Arts and New Media (DANM) graduate program, DANM program coordinator
Felicia Rice was also quoted in the story.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel gave nice coverage to the recent
visit of novelist Sandra Cisneros, which was sponsored by the
Chicana/o Latina/o Research Center under the leadership of psychology
professor Aida Hurtado.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that University Librarian
Virginia Steel briefed the Friends of the UC Santa Cruz
Library about the progress of the McHenry Library expansion
project at a fundraiser that netted $15,000 toward a new reading
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